Business booming again at classic-car repair, restoration shops

In Detroit, where most people earn their living from car making, there’s also many who take their earnings and put it into their classic car’s restorations. But in the years when employment in that area dried up, so did the babying of vintage cars.

It’s been picking up, though, in the past few years, as well as the increased value of classic cars, and the amount of people participating in the area’s biggest car show.

Read more: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130815/NEWS01/130819933/business-booming-again-at-classic-car-repair-restoration-shops

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How to Choose Springs for Your Next Hot Rod Project

This article makes it very clear on the reasons why the suspension system is very important in a car and how a vehicle’s weight, height and function makes a difference in which type of springs are needed.

It goes over, in detail, the pros and cons of each kind of spring, and gives specific attention to Hot Rods and custom cars built from 1949 onward.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/How+To+Choose+Springs+For+Your+Next+Hot+Rod+Project-220454.xhtml?conversationId=1063

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All About Chrome Plating

This article sheds a lot of light on chrome and informs the reader that chrome is very susceptible to damage and corrosion, if it’s not done right. It can also be very expensive.

Chromium plating is labor intensive and requires layers under the chrome or the steel underneath will corrode. The article is very detailed on what to look for in choosing a chrome plater and talks about the debate regarding triple plating.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/All+About+Chrome+Plating-196857.xhtml?conversationId=1063

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Hidden Modifications

Most owners of classic cars would probably want to keep their car looking as original as possible, while at the same time making modifications to it that make it run better or faster, in a way that is not visibly obvious.

This article describes ways in which a ’69 Ford Mustang, for example, can be upgraded while still keeping its original look. There’s lots of hidden modifications that can be made to the engine, steering and suspension, among other things, that allow the same appearance to remain, while changing the car’s performance for the better.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/Hidden+Modifications-194132.xhtml?conversationId=1063

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Knowledge Library: Buying a Classic

Here’s an awesome resource for everything you ever need to know about buying a classic car. There’s a five part series on the purchasing process…from inspections to shipping and finding a restoration shop. There’s help on how to buy at an auction, how to buy long distance and shipping. How to buy specific models is explained in the links provided, finding the value of a classic, for pricing, and how and where to buy parts. It also has help for finding the right professionals to help with your classic car.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/Knowledge+Library%3A+Buying+A+Classic-196447.xhtml?conversationId=1063

ACE Automotive Cleaning Equipment is a leader in soda blasting and sandblasting equipment and accessories. ACE makes custom built sandblasting cabinets and custom built sodablasting cabinets in addition to our portable soda blast product and regular product offerings.

Winter Storage Tips

This is a very thorough, detailed article on how to store your classic car through the winter months, with every scenario considered. Whether you’re going to keep it in an unheated or heated garage (or no garage), whether you’ll be keeping it unmoved or take it on the road once in a while, there’s a lot of things to consider.

The materials that make up the car can be sensitive to weather conditions. Some materials can withstand the cold and dryness, while others will not. Condensation is another enemy. Whatever the circumstance may be, this article pretty much covers it all, in storing your classic car for the winter.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/Winter+Storage+Tips-196817.xhtml?conversationId=1063

ACE Automotive Cleaning Equipment is a leader in soda blasting and sandblasting equipment and accessories. ACE makes custom built sandblasting cabinets and custom built sodablasting cabinets in addition to our portable soda blast product and regular product offerings.

Carburetor Secrets Exposed!

This article covers everything imaginable, when it comes to to carburetors. From a very detailed description on the way it works in a car, to how it was designed and the people who designed and refined it, to tips on how to tune it. Really, everything you want and need to know about carburetors is in this article.

Following all of that information are contact names and numbers of resources for carburetors and pictures of carburetors of many styles and sizes.

Read more: http://www.autotraderclassics.com/car-article/Carburetor+Secrets+Exposed%21-206192.xhtml?conversationId=1063

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